There are many similes and metaphors in the story My Side of the mountain. One simile in it is I considered him like a barometer. This is a simile because it is comparing a bird and a barometer together with like. A metaphor in it is there is someone in my bedroom. This is a metaphor because there is not actually a person in his room it is the wind . These are the similes and metaphors in the book My Side of the Mountain.